LAST MASK CENTER
Christina also runs the Last Mask Center for Shamanic Healing located in Portland, Oregon.
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"I am very grateful that Christina Pratt is making her pod-casts. She is making sense in a lot of ways. She is very good at sorting out much of the modern confusion that we all fall into."
Anonymous, Sweden, 2011
Do you find yourself in mid-summer grumpy about the weather, bored, and facing a life empty of joy, purpose, and the radiance of your true…read more.
Each season has its own spirit and they all have profound influence on us, regardless of our ignorance to their presence. Modern people who live…read more.
Everything has a heart, even fear. In our chronic, cultural avoidance of fear we miss the heart of the matter and in that miss the…read more.
Grace in transition does not come easily to modern people who live in the climate controlled illusion that they have mastered nature, wilderness, and the…read more.
When we focus on the element of water we are focusing on the quality of our relationship with our own emotions. Do they flow or…read more.
When we focus on the element of fire we are focusing on the quality of the relationship we have with our own spirit. As a…read more.
Air is the visionary in transformational processes showing us how to engage the power of our vision through the clarity of our heart. Working with…read more.
Earth is the teacher in transformational processes showing us how to engage the power of the heart through our strength of heart and to make…read more.
Little frightens us as parents more than the fear of someone abusing our children. There are predatory people in our current culture. In this reality,…read more.
Shamanism is misunderstood, occasionally maligned, and still considered to be on the fringe even in alternative circles. Yet contemporary practitioners remain undaunted and the range…read more.
“Children arrive animists,” says author and shaman, S. Kelley Harrell. “They learn about life, themselves, and empathy by imagining the liveliness of everything they come…read more.
Sacred space is created for ritual and ceremony, but rarely for conception. For a human there are few actions as sacred as the creation of…read more.
Among the indigenous cultures of the Upper Peruvian Amazon, the Shipibo are one of the few cultural groups which has managed to maintain their language,…read more.
Shamanic Journeying is not an “out of body experience.” When this particular alternate state is achieved the journeyer has “a foot in both worlds.” The…read more.
The Amazonian rainforest is home to a system of healing and plant medicines as vast, intricate, and effective as Chinese Medicine or Western naturopathy. Our…read more.
What steps must you take to live in harmony with nature, culture, community, and the path of your heart? What overlooked assumptions about space and…read more.
We must engage intimately with our wild heart to participate in shaping a new direction for humanity on Earth. Only through an intimate relationship with…read more.
What do we do when things stop flourishing? What do we do when houses don’t sell, businesses fail, and illness keeps cycling through the family?…read more.
Shamanism is the practice of direct communication with the Divine lifeforce present in all things. The purpose of this communication is to cultivate and maintain…read more.
“Health is divinely given,” explains Yewshaman Michael Dunning, “As is the consciousness with which to perceive it therapeutically. Thus Health in an embryological context exists…read more.
We live in sacred space all the time, everyday, but most of us do not know how to acknowledge it or to use it. By…read more.
Space is inherently sacred, as are all things, as are you. When we act to “create sacred space” we are acknowledging that fact of the…read more.
“The spirits want you to be a human being, in right relationship with all persons, both human and other-then-human,” explains our guest, Stephan Beyer, professor,…read more.
“We are passionate about using shamanic skills and practices to become fully human, about approaching and manifesting those potentials that human beings represent,” say Nan…read more.
The Elements—Earth, Air, Fire and Water—are true nourishment for our spirit. This is equally true for three-element and five-element systems also found in shamanic cultures…read more.